Nothing is known about the biology of Carebara nuda.
Fernández (2004) - A member of the Carebara escherichi species complex. This is the only known American Carebara of the escherichi group totally devoid of long hairs on body. There is little pubescense, limited to just a few areas.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- nuda. Carebara nuda Fernández, 2004a: 231, figs. 8I, 11 (w.) BRAZIL.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
Holotype: HW 0.29; HL 0.38; SL 0.19; PW 0.21; WL 0.28; GL 0.38; TL 1.25; CI 77; SI 66.
Median portion of clypeus longitudinally bicarinate, the carinae diverging strongly anteriorly. A longitudinal and less narrow stripe. Eyes reduced to 1 ommatidium. Propodeal spiracle lower near and above bullae of metapleural gland. Dorsum of head densely sculptured with shallow foveolated punctures whose diameters are greater than the spaces separating them; dorsum of promesonotum and sloping face of propodeum densely reticulated. Dorsum of head with short curved pubescence (more towards borders), less on legs, a little on anterior margin of pronotum; absent on mesosoma and gaster. Long hairs absent on the body. A very few short hairs on petiole, postpetiole and gaster. Yellow brown.
Holotype worker. BRAZIL. Nueva Teutonia, 27°11’S 52°23’W, 300-500 m, dic 1957, F. Plaumann No. 194, deposited in Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo. Paratypes. 22 workers, same data as type, deposited in The Natural History Museum, CEPLAC, William and Emma Mackay, Humboldt Institute, IML, John T. Longino Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Museum of Comparative Zoology, Instituto de Zoologia Agricola, Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Philip S. Ward Collection, UNCB and National Museum of Natural History.
- Fernández, F. 2004a. The American species of the myrmicine ant genus Carebara Westwood (Hymentoptera: Formicidae). Caldasia. 26(1):191-238. PDF (page 231, figs. 8I, 11 worker described)